When you call us you win …

… and when you don’t, you lose. To my pleasant surprise, we’ve won every case we’ve fought. Is this just luck? A lucky streak of 12 on the trot would be a very lucky streak indeed, though maybe not impossible. What confirms my view that it is more than dumb luck is that the applications […]

Slam dunk in Maidenhead

  Last night, Wednesday 3 August, the Maidenhead Planning Committee refused planning permission* for a £1.5 million Islamic Centre at the Citizens Advice Bureau, Holmanleaze, Maidenhead SL6 8AW**. This was in spite of the Planning Officer’s recommendation that planning permission be granted. The main reason for refusal was the parking situation, but we advanced two […]

Mosques and muslim pimping gangs

Two recent stories about the on-street pimping of underage girls: Dozens of vulnerable teenage girls may have been rescued from the clutches of a paedophiles after a major police operation smashed a child sex gang.   and: Dawn raids across Manchester as police move in on gang who groomed under-age girls at drug-fuelled sex parties […]

What Goes on in a Mosque – Evidence from America

Do you want a mosque near you? You may say you don’t mind, so long as it isn’t run by the small minority of extremists. If so, think again. Please subscribe to Middle East Quarterly for a copy of the report “Sharia and Violence in American Mosques“, by Mordechai Kedar and David Yerushalmi. Its surgical logic is matched […]

What is a mosque?

The word “mosque” means “place of submission (“Arabic masjid, derivative of sajada to worship, literally, prostrate oneself“, “from sajada to prostrate oneself“). It is completely unlike a church (“from Gk. kyriake (oikia)”Lord’s (house)”“) or a temple (“from L. templum “piece of ground consecrated for the taking of auspices, building for worship,”“). A mosque is a socio-political control centre:

Did you know that the Koran teaches…

… that no religion is acceptable to Allah other than Islam Narrated Abu Huraira: Allah ‘s Apostle said, “I have been ordered to fight with the people till they say, ‘None has the right to be worshipped but Allah,’ and whoever says, ‘None has the right to be worshipped but Allah,’ his life and property […]